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11.05.15From the Labs

Going to Extremes with ZirconiaExternal link

PNNL scientists enhanced an analysis tool that can be partnered with nuclear magnetic resonance to allow studies under extreme temperatures and pressures. Read MoreExternal linkage

In this artistic rendering, a magnetic pulse (right) and X-ray laser light (left) converge on a high-temperature superconductor to study the behavior of its electrons. 11.05.15From the Labs

Researchers Discover a New Dimension to High-Temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

An unprecedented blend of intense magnetic and x-ray laser pulses produces surprising 3-D effect. Read MoreExternal linkage

Johns Hopkins University 11.04.15University Research

Diamonds May Not Be So Rare As Once ThoughtExternal link

Using a chemical model, Johns Hopkins scientists found that diamonds could be born deep in the Earth during a natural chemical reaction that is simpler than the two main processes that up to now have been understood to produce them. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15From the Labs

Energy-Efficient Reaction Drives ORNL Biofuel Conversion TechnologyExternal link

A new study from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory explains the mechanism behind a technology that converts bio-based ethanol into hydrocarbon blend-stocks for use as fossil fuel alternatives. Read MoreExternal linkage

Chapman University 11.04.15University Research

Chapman University Named as Department of Energy $1.5 Million Grant Recipient Focusing on Climate ChangeExternal link

The grant allows Chapman researchers to participate in the SPRUCE project by investigating the controls of the production and release of the greenhouse gas methane in this ecosystem. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15From the Labs

Physicists Measure Force that Makes Antimatter Stick TogetherExternal link

Peering at the debris from particle collisions that recreate the conditions of the very early universe, scientists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory have - for the first time - measured the force of interaction between pairs of antiprotons. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15User Facility

ALCF Helps Tackle the Large Hadron Collider’s Big Data ChallengeExternal link

Argonne physicists are using Mira to perform simulations of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments with a leadership-class supercomputer for the first time, shedding light on a path forward for interpreting future LHC data. Read MoreExternal linkage

Carnegie Institution for Science 11.03.15University Research

Breeding Higher Yielding Crops by Increasing Sugar Import Into SeedsExternal link

A team of scientists led by Carnegie’s Wolf Frommer has now discovered that a sugar-transport protein in maize and rice called SWEET4 is both necessary for successful seed filling and shows genome changes that indicate domestication by humans. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15User Facility

Calcium-48’s ‘Neutron Skin’ Thinner Than Previously ThoughtExternal link

An international team led by Gaute Hagen of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used America’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, to compute the neutron distribution and related observables of calcium-48, an isotope with an atomic nucleus consisting of 20 protons and 28 neutrons. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15User Facility

‘Sidecars’ Pave the Way for Concurrent Analytics of Large-Scale SimulationsExternal link

A new software tool developed through a multi-disciplinary collaboration at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) allows researchers doing large-scale simulations at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and other supercomputing facilities to do data analytics and visualizations of their simulations while the simulations are running. Read MoreExternal linkage

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